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Third-generation Andretti shows promise

Updated: April 3, 2005, 2:15 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Marco Andretti won his Menards Infiniti Pro Series debut Sunday, grabbing the lead with a three-wide pass and pulling away to an easy victory in the St. Petersburg 100.

The 18-year-old, third-generation driver, racing after the death of a close friend in a car accident Saturday, started from the pole. He lost the lead to rookie Wade Cunningham on the 13th of 40 laps on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn downtown street circuit, but kept the pressure on the New Zealander and ...

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